Rajganj (community development block)

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Rajganj
রাজগঞ্জ সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Rajganj is located in West Bengal
Rajganj
Rajganj
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 26°33′22″N 88°30′31″E / 26.556111°N 88.508611°E / 26.556111; 88.508611Coordinates: 26°33′22″N 88°30′31″E / 26.556111°N 88.508611°E / 26.556111; 88.508611
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Jalpaiguri
Area
 • Total 613.96 km2 (237.05 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 287,615
 • Density 470/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Jalpaiguri
Vidhan Sabha constituency Rajganj, Dabgram-Phulbari
Website jalpaiguri.gov.in

Rajganj(community development block) is an administrative division in Jalpaiguri Sadar subdivision of Jalpaiguri district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Rajganj and Bhaktinagar police stations serve this block. Headquarters of this block is at Rajganj.[1][2]

Geography[edit]

Rajganj is located at 26°33′22″N 88°30′31″E / 26.556111°N 88.508611°E / 26.556111; 88.508611.

Rajganj community development block has an area of 613.96 square kilometres (237.05 sq mi).[2]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Gram panchayats of Rajganj block/ panchayat samiti are: Binnaguri, Dabgram I, Dabgram II, Fulbari I, Fulbari II, Kukurjan, Majhiali, Mantadari, Panikouri, Sanyashikata, Shikarpur and Sukhani.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As per 2011 Census of India Rajganj CD Block had a total population of 373,776 of which 190,645 were rural and 183,131 were urban. There were 193,185 males and 180,591 females. Scheduled Castes numbered 185,246 and Scheduled Tribes numbered 15,386.[4]

Literacy[edit]

As per 2011 census the total number of literates in Rajganj CD Block was 234,799, out of which 142,348 were males and 102,451 were females.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Jalpaiguri district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-03-20. 
  2. ^ a b "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal , Table 4". Census of India 2001, Jalpaiguri district (02). Census Commissioner of India. Retrieved 2011-03-20. 
  3. ^ "BRGF Allotment Order No. 13 dated 17.12.2009" (PDF). Jalpaiguri district. Government of West Bengal - Department of Panchayats & Rural Development. Retrieved 2011-03-20. 
  4. ^ a b "C.D. Block Wise Primary Census Abstract Data(PCA)". West Bengal – District-wise CD Blocks. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 15 August 2015.